Sports First Aid Training

Essential training for those who work in a sporting environment and might be required to administer first aid as a result of a sports injury such as muscle strain or joint injury.

 

This course can be tailored to meet the specific needs of different sports.

 

 

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An essential first aid course for those who have responsibility for people within a sporting environment, for example:

  • Sports Coaches
  • Fitness and Gym Instructors
  • Referees and Club Officials
  • Physiotherapists and Trainers
  • Teachers and Parents

 

Duration

A six-hour course consisting of theory and practical work.

 

Syllabus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Aims and principles of First Aid
  • Event planning and record keeping
  • Arriving at the scene
  • Casualty assessment
  • Top-to-toe survey
  • Recovery position
  • Hygiene control
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Care of the unconscious casualty
  • Bleeds
  • Soft tissue injuries (sprains and strains) and management
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Hyperthermia / Hypothermia

Certification    

 

Although there is no formal assessment, the instructor will assess all learners throughout the course and issue a Certificate of Attendance valid for 3 years.

 

 

  Prices               £70.00 + VAT per person          or          for a group quote please contact us